Fulfillment Order processing expected to begin in May!
Quick Shipping Schedule Update:
- US Freight expected to arrive at port May 8
- EU Freight expected to arrive at port May 3
- Australia Freight has arrived in our Australia warehouse!
- ... Read more
Italian SPCM 5e Pre-order available!
Shortly after I posted the update earlier today regarding the German edition, I read my email regarding the Italian edition, from our Italian partners, Raven Distribution. Italian version is now... Read more
From our German speaking friends at Ulisses Spiele!
Our partners at Ulisses Spiele have localized, and will be publishing Sandy Petersen's Cthulhu Mythos for 5e in the German language!
The print run is being crowdfunded right now, here:... Read more
Last Day to Adjust your Pledge Level, Add-ons, and Address!
Go to the Pledge Manager and finalize everything!
(click the headline or here). Tonight I will lock it all down.
As always, email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any issues!
Quick... Read more
PM Closing FRIDAY! PLUS - IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR US BACKERS
Reminder - pledge manager will be LOCKED this Friday
Friday night I will be locking SHOPPING CARTS AND ADDRESSES BOTH for this project in our Pledge Master system.
If you... Read more
Pledge Manager Closing in 9 Days!
On Friday March 29th I will be locking the Pledge Manager!
I will be locking the orders (so that you can no longer adjust your pledges or add-ons), and I... Read more
SPCM 5e in Italian and German!
Quick update as we all wait for the ETA for the shipping:
Italian version expected in April!
Raven Distribution, our partners in Italy have been localizing the book for the... Read more
The Void Fell Silent... As we wait
Nothing major to report at this time for SPCM 5e.
We are still awaiting the ritual that allows us to book safe passage for the tomes through Lord Cthulhu's territory.... Read more
Update on the end of Chinese New Year
We are still ahead of schedule!
Shipping out of China will be at the beginning of March instead of May! If there are no bumps in the road (or Cthulhu... Read more
Schedule is here, just in time for Valentine's Day!
Here is the estimated schedule:
- All the printing and the packing of book into cartons will be complete on Feb. 19th (NEXT TUESDAY!)
- We estimate an ocean departure date... Read more
A Small Update
Cthulhu sleeps-Nothing major to note at this time.
Hello fellow cultist. I wish to bring a small update. We are still waiting for the printer to start up with printing,... Read more
Final Approved Copy, and Hyperlink Bookmarks!!
Here is a video of Arthur showing the final approved hard copy:
An important note on this copy is that it is still missing the spot UV for the cover... Read more
The Skinned Beast Samples Arrive
Here is a look at the Leather covers:
And a picture side by side with the Cthulhu Mythos for Pathfinder book:
The ritual of binding is still commencing and when... Read more
New PDF Version of SPCM 5e Available.
The Final PDF (with the forsaken bookmarks)
Hello everyone! We hope the new year is treating you well. The new version of the PDF is available on the pledge manager.... Read more
The Master Signs the Tomes
Sandy Signs the Tomes of Forbidden Knowledge
Below are some pictures of Sandy signing the vellum pages for the hard copies of the deluxe books. Check it out!
Which lucky... Read more
Hard Proofs for Review
Our awesome graphic designer Tony survived the journey to the Dreamlands and has returned with the hard proofs (even if a couple were drooled upon by some zoogs).
We are... Read more
Problems with the PM + the Shipping Prices
Pledge Manager Problems
We've been discussing all the issues identified and communicated to us. We think we have a good handle on WHAT they are. This is the list of... Read more
Pledge Manager Live!
Also, the Pledge Manager is LIVE!
What does this mean?
It means that you will be getting an email inviting you to login to PLEDGE MASTER, Petersen Games' Pledge... Read more
TWO more Campaign Adventures Announced!
Where's the Pledge Manager?
Yes, yes, I know you are all waiting for this. The technical difficulties were more substantial than we originally believed, but our programmer is hard at... Read more
Yig Snake Grandaddy!
Announcing Sandy's first published RPG campaign adventure in a LOOOOOONG time:
Who, what, when, where, how?
Who? - Sandy has developed the outline, and will work closely with the... Read more
New Version of PDF today + Correction Deadline is Thurs. Nov. 15
Fix for Mac issues
When our layout professional was compressing the PDF (the main export is 600MB), something in Preview for Mac didn't like the compression settings. After some trial... Read more
Where to submit corrections
Please submit any corrections to this Google Form (click here)
No PM just yet (sooooon).
After we revise the book per your corrections and send that file to... Read more
PDFs to be sent MOMENTARILY! + Preview image of something...
We did receive the funds yesterday, but we had some technical difficulties in getting the Pledge Manager working properly for this campaign. I thought they would be resolved easily... Read more
Kent Hamilton, our staff artist, and illustration of the amazing cover (and much of the inside art work for the book) did this for today:
These... Read more
A note about alignment
When Lovecraftian horrors are brought to a game featuring an alignment system (such as D&D!), almost always they are uniformly categorized as Chaotic Evil, or occasionally some other Evil aspect.... Read more
The Next Steps...
The Timeline Detailed Here
Click above or here for the complete timeline as explained in Update #4
When will you get the PDF?
Short Answer? In about 2 weeks,... Read more
Fun With Gates
Fun With Gates
In theory, there is little magic in any of Lovecraft’s tales. All his weird possibilities, though often seemingly magic, with cabalistic signs, gestures, and chanting, are theoretically... Read more
is this our final chance?!
The campaign has but a few hours left as I post this. Are we running out of time?
Well ... no. When the campaign closes, there will be a few... Read more
Another “Thank You” update. With a twist!
A while ago, I boasted that we’d beaten Pathfinder in backer numbers. Well now we are ahead in total money too!
You may be thinking, “Why should I care how... Read more
The Monster has to be Malign
The Monster has to be Malign
Lovecraft liked to read, as well as write, horror fiction. His favorite ghost-story author (and mine!) was M. R. James, a British scholar... Read more
The Book in Italian + Proofreading Done!
Raven Distribution Localizing SPCM
Raven Distribution of Italy, Earth, is going to be localizing (into Italian) and publishing the Sandy Petersen's Cthulhu Mythos for 5e. We have an agreement,... Read more
A Free "Thank You" for Backer Editions + Humanoid Metamorphosis
The entire Petersen Games team discussed the feedback and responses sparked by my update two days ago.
First, we will maintain our plan to not have any Stretch Goals... Read more
Sandy Petersen and Dungeons & Dragons
Sandy Petersen and Dungeons & Dragons
In 1974, I was in my first year of college. I played a lot of games with my friends, mostly Avalon Hill wargames. A... Read more
The No Stretch Goals Project - a detailed explanation
Petersen Games' History with Stretch Goals
Petersen Games has included stretch goals in all eleven of our previously successful tabletop game Kickstarters. We are not averse to the idea at... Read more
Our artist, Kent, received the four versions in the mail today:
You can see the spot UV:
Kent will pick from between these four, which, frankly, barely look... Read more
Thank you all so much!
Most of you know that we did a similar campaign, Sandy Petersen’s Cthulhu Mythos for Pathfinder, last year. We were surprised by its success at the time.
But you guys... Read more
A Memory of Greg Stafford: The Necessary Genius
For those who don't know, Greg Stafford, the founder of Chaosium (publisher of Sandy's Call of CthulhuRPG and where Sandy worked for nearly all of the 1980's), passed away... Read more
Ghouls vs. Mythos Ghouls
Ghouls vs. Mythos Ghouls
What is a ghoul? Well the word comes from the Arabic term ghul, a monster that inhabits ruins or cemeteries. When it can’t get human victims,... Read more
Sandy's Moon Lens Adventure Idea + How the Miniatures Add-ons Work
LIGHT AND DARKNESS!
A lot of Lovecraftian monsters are affected by light – Ghasts, Nightgaunts, Hunting Horrors, and so forth. Some avoid the sunlight behaviorally, while others stay underground where... Read more
Interview at En World and Plug by Skallagrim!
Sandy interviewed by En World
Skallagrim explains how to Deal with Tentacle Monsters (and plugs our KS as well).
In case you missed them:
Lindybeige Interviewed Sandy:... Read more
Lindybeige, hosted by Lloyd, a great guy, is a fine youtube channel, all about history and fun. For example, he recently ran a series of 60 tests to find out... Read more
TCIF (Thank Cthulhu it's Friday!)
Next Level Painting Paints a Cthulhu Mythos mini
go here to their twitch channel which shows the countdown (and will be the same link when live).
Preview of New Art... Read more
NEW PLEDGE LEVEL + SANDY'S AMA
It's from 10-11 CST this very morning. Check it out if you like, or read the aftermath if you didn't see this in time. Clink on the... Read more
Cover Test Printing Begins!
Our 2 person art team here at Petersen Games is very on the ball, and the plan for this book is to have four different versions of the final cover... Read more
Sandy's AMA tomorrow + Table of Contents Preview
Sandy will do an AMA tomorrow!
Sandy will be on Reddit to do an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) tomorrow, Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (USA) on the... Read more
But what if the world is destroyed?!
One of the fundamental reasons that Lovecraft’s creations are so terrifying is that so many of them threaten to destroy the entire world. This obviously makes them far more hazardous... Read more
The Timeline of this Ritual
Let me introduce myself - I'm Arthur, the project director. If you've backed any previous Petersen Games Kickstarters you've very likely read many updates from me.
Sandy has plenty... Read more
Final Leatherbound offering
After friendly, but intense discussion here at Petersen Games, we have decided to increase the limit on Curse of the Terror to 300 copies.
And that's the end. No more... Read more
Is Petersen Games doing early birds again?
The short answer is “No”. Some of you may know that Petersen Games has taken a stance against early birds, though we did use them in our very first ever... Read more
FUNDED! + THE CTHULHU CULT
We’re so excited to have made it in just a half-hour! Thank you all so much. We all at Petersen Games really appreciate your support. Also, because of this,... Read more